Silver Falls (Dichondra)
Latin Name: D. argentea
Item #: 910A
Hanging Basket Type
Annual trailing/ground cover Approx.6,070 seeds per oz/28 gr
Vigorous growth with a true cascading habit which can also be used as a spreading ground cover. Rounded fan shaped silver foliage .5-1 in/2-3 cm wide and .5-3/4 in /1-2 cm long and silver colored stems. Plants are very drought and heat tolerant and will recover quickly if wilted. Branches well without pinching. Plants perform best in full sun and require well drained soils due to their ground-hugging habit.
CULTURE: Allow 11-12 weeks for finished 4 in/10 cm pots and 13-14 weeks for 10 in/25 cm containers. Sow Jan. 15th-Feb 1st. Germinate @ 72-76°F/22-24°C for 4 days. Grow plants cooler @ 65-76°F/18-24°C days and 62-65°F/16-18°C nights. Great for containers, hanging baskets or as a silver grey ground cover for hot dry areas. Average germ 85%.